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  1. Shame and guilt are such deeply ingrained emotions and have a huge impact on most of the clients I work with as a therapist. Guilt is sometimes a passive way of dealing with things. If one feels guilty about something then is it not better to do something about it, make amends perhaps, than deal with the feeling?

    1. Ian, you’re definitely on to something here. I, and a lot of therapists, see emotions as calls to action. Guilt as a call to make amends makes a lot of sense to me.

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